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Itt Jttjetnariatn. IN MEMORY OF FREDERICK M. SOMERS, Massachusetts Agricultural College, , J2, Deceased. Whereas : It has pleased the All-wise Father to remove from our midst our beloved brother and friend, Frederick M. Somers, ' 72, who died Feb. 2, 1894, and Whereas: Recognizing in him an ever interested brother, and one who was loved and esteemed by all who knew him for his manly character and for his loving disposition, there- fore, be it Resolved: That we, the active members of the Amherst Chapter of the Q. T. V. Frater- nity, sincerely feeling his loss, do extend our heartfelt sympathy to his bereaved relatives in their affliction, and be it further Resolved: That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family of the deceased, to the college and Fraternity publications, and that they be also placed on the Chapter records. A. B. Smith, Committee J. E. Green, )- for the J. A. Emrich, J Chapter. in memory of our brother, CLINTON EDWIN BLISS, Who Died in Attleboro, Aug. 24, i8g4- Whereas : It has been the will of our All-wise Father to take to His sheltering care our dear brother, Clinton Edwin Bliss, and Whereas: We know of him qualities that won the respect and esteem of all, therefore be it Resolved: That we, the members of Aleph Chapter of the D. G. K. Fraternity, do sin- cerely mourn his loss, and be it further Resolved : That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to his parents in their hour of bereave- ment, and be it further Resolved : That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the parents of our departed brother, and that copies also be placed on file in the Fraternity records, and published in the Cycle and in the college publication. W. L. Morse, For fJu I. C. Poole, )- F. E. Sweetser, J Societ y- 171
Page 186 text:
Prof. IS Gives an Semination in (Agriculture. (It behooves us to state at the outset that this examination will- be a written one. The questions are as follows : — ) i. When, where, and by whom was Agriculture first discovered? 2. In what way did the discovery of the telephone benefit Agriculture ? 3. Describe a crow-bar, a rake, a wheelbarrow, and a hoe. 4. Who invented the shower bath ? State its effect on our Great Western Desert. 5. Why is the college sewage dumped in Prof. Cooley ' s backyard? State benefits, if any. 6. Was the bay in the new barn intended for a gymnasium or a hay mow ? If for the latter, of what use are the horizontal bars ? (The correct answer to this question will count 20% of the sum total.) 7. Why is it preferable to have cows tied to a board fence during a snow- storm instead of having them in a warm stable ? 8. In what way does Brooks ' s " Life in Japan " resemble Milton ' s " Paradise Lost " ? 9. State a reason, if there is one, why Ranney was appointed foreman on the College Farm when there were so many capable graduates looking for similar positions. 10. Give quotation from Washington regarding Agriculture. N. B. Papers which do not do full justice to questions 3 and 8 will be condemned at first sight. 170
Page 188 text:
Deceased. We go to the grave of a friend, saying " A man is dead, " but angels throng about him saying, " A man is born. " ' 71. Hawley, Frank W., died Oct. 28, 1883, at Belchertown, Mass. Herrick, Frederick St. C, died Jan. 19, 1884, at Methuen, Mass. Morse, James H., died June 21, 18S3, at Salem, Mass. ' 72. Dyer, Edward N., died March 17, 1891, at Holliston, Mass. Somers, Frederick M., died Feb. 2, 1894, at Southampton, Eng. ' 74. Curtis, Wolfred, died Nov. 8, 1878, at Westminster, Mass. Lyman, Henry, died Jan. 19, 1879, at Middlefield, Conn. ' 75. Clay, Jabez W., died Oct. 1, 1880, at New York City. ' 76. Williams, John E., died Jan. 18, 1890, at Amherst, Mass. ' 77. Southmayd, John E., died Dec. 11, 1878, at Minneapolis, Minn. 172
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